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Dec 6, 2012 1:35am PST
stuff. is any of this yours? san francisco police just busted a major fencing ring and they found half a million dollars worth of laptops, cell phones and cameras. most of it stolen from cars in san francisco and oakland. three people under arrest tonight police believe they are part of a larger crime ring. >> extension to san jose has run into or rather flown into a unique problem. birds. and a lot of them. cbs 5 ann notaranelo says it is costing you a fortune. >> reporter: freemont central park, a favorite nesting spot for more than 500 species. >> during the peak of construction in 2011 i thought we were at war with birds. it was like the movie. >> reporter: bart is in the middle of building its warm springs extension. something had to give. it was not going to be the birds. one morning dove pair tried 11 times in one day to build their nest. bart tried to make the areas unappealing. >> we tried sprinklers, reflective tape, ribbons, what we call air dancers that you see at used car lots that are run on compressed air. >> reporter: once a nest had eggs in it the work crews were
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 1:35am PST
on a san francisco street. cbs 5 reporter linda yee takes us to that apartment. >> reporter: four women and one man were arrested in a case that even baffles police. >> this is a crime you see in movies. it's certainly disturbing when you find a crime of that nature. >> reporter: sunday evening a man and woman bound on the street. they were tied up, gagged, beaten, one was shot and dumped here. investigators however would not elaborate on the motive. the male victim eventually died. an 18-year-old wool remains in the hospital with serious injuries. investigators tracked down the suspects to a home in hercules. >> there was an extensive relationship between the victims and the suspects. i can't get into what those relationships are. >> reporter: one of the murder suspects is 32-year-old maelene lintz of san francisco identified by her neighbor. lintz's neighbor is shocked. >> you don't know what's behind what happened. just unexpected. unbelievable. i'm more than surprised she was arrested for. she's not a violent person. >> reporter: lintz lives in the garage apartment of the hous
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 1:35am PST
. >> right now in san francisco it's about 46 and going down. meteorologist julie watts in the weather center says big changes are on the way. >> that's right. we're already seeing temperatures dropping this evening. in fact, freezing in santa rosa, 32 degrees right now. a bit warmer in san jose at 45. 46 in san francisco, as you mentioned. 35 in livermore. and 34 in concord. yes, these temperatures are chilly and we are going to see cold temperatures overnight, just not quite as cold as last night, due in part to some increasing clouds. it will be wet and windy for the extended forecast. i'll time it all out for you, coming up in just a bit. >>> if you think it's cold here in the plains, drivers in several states are being warned not to drive at all because of all that snow. this was the scene in nebraska where crews worked very hard to keep roads open. >>> in newtown, connecticut, three more families buried their children today, along with the teacher who gave her life trying to save them. >> reporter: firefighters from across the northeast came to honor seven-year-old daniel bardon.
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
police believe the attack was gang-related. >>> reverend jesse jackson was in san francisco, to celebrate peace sunday. jackson joined other religious leaders and mayor, to highlight the city's violence prevention initiative. to keep them from the cycle of crime and violence. >> and the best -- fight, jobs, job training, hope and the future. >> we're grateful. >> and jackson also expressed his support for revival on the ban of assault weapon. >> former south african president, nelson mandela is hospitalized. statement revealed that the apartheid hero was admitted to the opt for tests and his condition was comfortable. delegations visited the hospital. he spent 27 years had prison fighting racist white rule. he became south africa's south president in 1994. >>> hugo chavez is back in cuba for more cancer treatment. chafes, reelected in october, refacing a "new battle with the disease." doctors say he will undergo surgery after previous operations, chemo therapy and radiation treatment. >>> fresh crowd in san francisco, synonymous for years. not so much this past week. cbs 5 repor
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
to avoid the fiscal cliff. good evening. i'm ann notarangelo. a san francisco woman traumatized after being robbed on the street. she was not injured. and the thief only got a few dollars. but patrick shows us what he took from her was much more valuable than money. >> i heard him say, then i'm going to kill your dog. >> pekingese, 12 years old. sweetest thing ever. >> reporter: she asked not to be named. this woman was robbed yesterday, not only of money, but her best friend roxy, who she loved most on this earth. >> she was my best friend. >> reporter: she had lost her phone in her car, so she parked to look for it at leavenworth and golden gate when a man approached her. >> he said, give me all your money. >> reporter: he then went through her pockets and found only $5. and roxy started barking. >> he said, i'm going to kill your dog. and he grabbed roxy. all of a sudden i see her fly towards traffic. he threw her towards oncoming traffic. >> reporter: roxy was rushed to er but it was too late. >> she was pretty bad. so i had to put her down. >> reporter: michael saw the whole thin
CBS
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm PST
! >> reporter: in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> in spite of today's big crowds, analysts are backing off earlier holiday sales forecasts. shopper track predicted holiday sales would grow at about 3.3%. that forecast has been cut back to 2.5%. november and december have accounted for some 40% of retail sales for the entire year. retailers say the consumer enthusiasm has been dimmed by the failed talks on the fiscal cliff. >>> the tragic events on the newtown event is another reason. teresa garcia says for the first time first responders are all about what they saw. >> reporter: a horse-drown coach carried the tiny casket of ana marquez-greene. the grieving continues. the police officers who responded to radio calls about a gunman inside sandy hook elementary school described what happened. >> approaching the scene, there were approximately six children that were running from the scene, which added to our knowledge that, yes, this is real. >> reporter: first responders arrived within minutes of the 911 call that came in the morning of december 14. officers say they broke window
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
san francisco, the business improvement district is trying to deal with pushy panhandlers. they are interviewing people glove to the panhandlers. the idea is coming up with concrete ideas to finally stop what has been a problem for years. >>> thousands of bay area nurses walked off the job. this 24 hour strike is the latest in the series of strikes by the california nurses association. as usual, the hospital brought in replacement nurses. union leaders and manages still ateds over benefits and staffing. >>> right now, odds are you finished with your shopping if you are watching our newscast, right? cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman has the annual story of last minute annual shoppers. how busy are those stores? >> reporter: these are the people who in high school waited until the last minute to turn in their term paper. actually to start writing it. the mall is closed. 6:00. i guess it is last minute last minute, but there are still cars here. >> merry christmas. merry christmas. >> what do you suppose your little sister wants. >> jammies. >> she will get back at her sister some day. >> i
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> we'll see. thank you, grace lee. >>> both oakland and san francisco planned gunning buy back this is past weekend long before the tragedy in connecticut but the mass shooting may have pushed more people to unload their weapons. cars stretched around the block in oakland where officers bought the weapons saturday morning no questions asked. cbs 5 political insider phil matier shows us how the buyback brought together some interesting partnerships. >> reporter: this is one of the more unusual partnerships we have ever seen but today, nobody was arguing with the results. here's the story. >> this is a semi-automatic pistol. this would go over your arm and up on your shoulder so you can carry it underneath your clothing. this one actually has a bayonet. >> reporter: that was opd officer joanna watson showing off a few of the 596 guns including three assault weapons that were taken off the street of oakland and san francisco during this weekend's big gun buyback. one day after the connecticut school shootings. >> this on the heels of what took place on friday shows that the community i
CBS
Dec 16, 2012 7:30am PST
delores park in san francisco, people brought candles and stood even in the rain and they talked about how this country needs to curb gun violence. while there have been many mass shootings, some people hope the latest tragedy will be a tipping point. >> i like to believe that because it's very innocent, very young children that this will really cut through a lot of the mess in dc. i'm a brand-new mom. i have a 7-week-old who i have brought out. and my heart, like every parent across america, is breaking right now. when the president cried, there were parents crying with him. i like to think that this can be a real moment for us. >> the delores park vigil was one of about 16 around the bay area that were suggested by the liberal organization moveon.org. >>> we have a lot more details on the victims and shooting investigation on our website, cbssf.com. >>> well, meanwhile, it is sunday here and we may have some rain on the horizon this morning. >> saw a little bit yesterday and sounds like we're not going to have a chance to dry out for sometime. >> not much. pretty good weather f
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:00am PST
returns, today would be a good day to do it. temperatures right now 48 in san francisco, mid-40s in oakland and a little cool, however in fairfield, 39 degrees there. so this high pressure is in place for now. that's what's keeping us on the dry side. but we are watching that low. it is quickly heading towards the bay area bringing us a good chance of rain as early as tomorrow afternoon. once again these highs by later on this afternoon similar to yesterday low to mid-50s. 53 vallej. 55 redwood city. 51 pacifica. over the next several days a quick dry break because friday into saturday once again things unsettled and then it looks like we are in for a nice dry stretch sunday straight through new year's day before once again a chance of rain comes on wednesday. >>> let's show you what's going on on the roads. a lot of folks have the week off. this is a live look in the dublin interchange 16 minutes the drive time between the altamont pass and the dublin interchange. elsewhere to our maps, they just did some lane changes across the golden gate bridge so now more lanes are open towards
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> but the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups like the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should. >> some may see it as a smart political move and it may turn out to be but there's always risk. >> reporter: this political consultant says the political momentum is strong enough to call for more gun cont
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
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CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
, san leandro, palo alto police all increased school patrols. san francisco police already have resource officers on campus. they say they are double- checking school safety plans. >>> cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is in san francisco and joe, extra police or not, the schools across the bay area are addressing what happened today. >> reporter: that's right. i have talked to a lot of parents today and the mood is still one of horror and disbelief that something like this could happen at a school. you know, eventually the conversation turned to a question, is the school going to keep my kid safe? the school spent the day reassuring parents that yes they will keep them as safe as possible. it may be 3,000 miles away from the worst grade school shooting in american history, but still the mood here is somber. >> i think every parent is turning around and saying i got hug my kids that much tighter today. in fact, i got a text from a friend who said i drove straight from my son's preschool and gave him a hug and said son i love you and i think that's how every parent is feeling. you know,
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
so-called 11. police were called in to control some of the crowds in newark and san francisco. we asked the first guy in line what it was like having to wait all night long just for a pair of sneakers. >> it was cold. it was craziness, a lot of -- the security having to run back and forth to get people out of line trying to line up early. it was a lot of stuff going on. >> aan early release in huntsville, alabama police used pepper spray to control the crowd. the sneakers sell for about $200. >>> a package thief caught on hidden camera swiping holiday gifts off a porch has been busted. 39-year-old daniel price stole a box from a house in concord just 15 minutes after u.p.s. had dropped it off, according to police. this is a picture of him walking up to the door. these photos were posted online three days ago. police did then get tons of tips. they say they searched price's home and found the stolen presents. >>> other bay area headlines, take a look at the fiery end of a police chase in antioch over nice. officers were trying to stop two suspects who robbed the bonfair market on 1
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm PST
automatically kick in. >> well, it's so hard to find good yelp these days. and now san francisco restaurant shutters says it's proof. jakes on market closed after 10 months. and its owners say yelpers had a lot to do with it. it thanks patrons for support but it calls out critics that has poor reviews on the wait staff's t-shirts. one review trashed a dish that jake's doesn't even make. >>> coming up a california magician on fire and it was not part of the act. the tv prank that went terribly wrong. >>> that sounds like something out of a james bond film. how john macafy says he tricked police to escape from balize. >> the kind of mourning sickness kate has is spewing speculation about twins. you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ it wa
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:30pm PST
change impacting your change if you want to park in san francisco. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, crash of a commercial jetlir in russia. a camera inside a car on a moscow freeway s the moment of impact. >>> dramatic video captures the crash of a commercial jetliner in russia. a camera inside of a car on a moscow freeway shows a moment of impact. debris goes ming across the road. the plane slammed into the ground short of the runway. five crewmembers were killed. there were no passengers on board. >>> well, another deadly crash closer to home. a tour bus slid off of an icy interstate in oregon this morning killing nine people. it happened in the eastern part of the state near the city of pendelton. the bus crashed through a guardrail and went down an embankment a few hundred feet. rescue workers used ropes to reach survivors. >>> three people were killed when this home made plane crashed near san diego county. it went down inside of the sycamore canyon. it was headed from san diego to phoenix. the cause of the crash is under investigation. >>> well, as we get prepared to say good-bye to 2012
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
, right? >> mm-hmm. >> reporter: san francisco chid psychologist dr. laura davies says don't expect the young children who went through it to talk about their fear. it may show up in symptoms like posttraumatic stress disorder like anxiety, sleeplessness. >> they may start acting out, refuse to go to bed, they might refuse to eat, pick fight with their friends. just things that aren't typical of them. >> reporter: the national center for ptsd says more than 3/4s of students who witness a school shooting may develop symptoms. one study shows 10% could still feel the effects eight months later. some children may be psychotherapy and medication. all will need loving support. >> our job as a community is to help them feel okay being vulnerable and to feel okay expressing their feelings so they don't shut down. they are going to be having nightmares. they are going to be nervous. and they are going to have a hard time trusting people. >> reporter: some connecticut parents report their children are asking when will this happen again? davies urges parents to assure the kids they're in char
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
. ,,,,,,,,,,,, farewell to a parking perk san francisco. cbs 5 reporter patrick sedillo on dr etful of >>> as we prepare to say good- bye to 2012 we are saying a farewell to a parking perk in san francisco. drivers will need a pocket full of change, even on sundays. >> reporter: beginning next sunday, the free ride or should i say free parking is over. >> i don't see why they need to do it now. they are are getting you friday and saturday and now sunday, what are they going to do next, 24 hours a day? >> reporter: possibly. noria says it will effect her church, she knows why. >> it is the money. the city needs money. not just with the parking meter on sunday. >> reporter: the law will net the city an extra $2 million a year. >> i am a long time resident of the city of san francisco and i do not approve of what the board of supervisors have done. >> reporter: in the marina where parking is like a competitive sport. the law is not getting support, either. >> hurts the small businessman. a lot of people come here for the restaurants and the stores on the weekend, a lot of them will not come. >>
CBS
Dec 1, 2012 11:00pm PST
them up. five and a half inches of rain for santa rosa. nearly three for san francisco. more than two for both oabd oakland and concord. heavy rain tomorrow morning. it will be windy, with urban flooding and street flooding likely. flood warnings are in effect for both the napa river and the russian river. details on what happens after this round 3 coming up in a few minutes. >>> paul just showed us no place in the bay area is dry tonight. the peninsula and the santa cruz were some of the areas that saw plenty of rain. a lot of that wet weather. >> reporter: right now it's kind of light so it's kind of hard for the camera lens to capture the raindrops. take a look at this flooded parking lot. i'm standing in a foot deep of water right now. there's simply nowhere for the water to go, and all across the bay area, you'll see a lot of flooded streets and parking lots just like this one here. firefighters pumped water out of this flooded redwood city apartment complex. >> it was up to a foot deep before we got here. we were able to pump it out. >> reporter: they got the water out before it
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
gagged on a san francisco street. authorities say 26-year-old catherine uong is being held on $2 million bail. her nickname on the street is killer. >>> and some of san francisco's most beautiful murals have become targets for taggers. the problem runs from north bay to the tenderloin. vandals even defaced parts of claireon alley. they have more than 21,000 requests for graffiti cleanups this year. >>> you can still get a free ride on muni tonight. the transit agency celebrated its 100th birthday today by waiving fares for all passengers. the offer continues until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. muni carries nearly 700,000 people every day. >>> well, the death of a woman brutally gang raped half a world away is causing repercussions here in the bay area. >> i'll be dad. i'll be murdered. >> what protesters are demanding in memory of the new delhi victim. >> i can't say it on camera, to the people that done this. >>> a dog left to die. rescued. why they decided to bring him here for treatment. >>> and a step back in time, courtesy of the dmv. how you can buy a piece of the past to accessize your favo
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 5:00am PST
fortunate right here in san francisco. >> yeah, they're planning to serve lots of meals today. and cbs 5 reporter is at glide memorial church with the annual effort to help the homeless. good morning kate. >> reporter: good morning and merry christmas to you both. they're actually going to serve up 5,000 meals. we're expecting volunteers within the next hour or so. i'm joined live with gene cooper with glide memorial. >> merry christmas. how are you? >> reporter: i'm great. what's the big rundown of today? >> today we'll start serving breakfast at 7:00 a.m. the volunteers show up at 6:00. we get them dressed and ready to go. some of them will come down here and start carving ham and turkey and cutting up the vegetables for the meal later and then we'll serve breakfast downstairs. at 9:00 we'll start serving the christmas dinner from 9:00 until 2:00 and we'll have a couple of celebrations today. two services up stairs can the big news is at 11:30 we'll have the craft hunger bowl players. the guys from arizona state will be coming to help us make bag lunches. >> reporter: this is not
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
checks. >>> the woman accused of hitting and killing a tourist in san francisco apparently wanted to be a police officer. 23-year-old gina eunice was arrested thursday night near twin peaks after allegedly hitting four members of a family from china and then leaving the scene. one of the victims ended up dying at the hospital. eunice is expected to enter a plea in court next week. >> hoping to become a police officer, studying criminal justice. >> we are very concerned about the use of alcohol and driving and especially during the holiday season, when there's so many people who are attending parties. >> her lawyer says eunice was about to graduate from college and wanted to be a police officer. now she is in jail with bail set at $2 million. >>> 6:03. how about a check of traffic and weather. and she does it all here at kpix. >> i want to show you our new cameras. it's cool stuff. you can see this gorgeous view of the bay bridge. yeah, it is pretty much clear for the most part. we have some areas of patchy valley fog but look at that. isn't that a gorgeous shot? you can see the embar
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> gay couples in san francisco's castro district are cautiously optimistic the nation's high court will rule in their favor. cbs 5 spoke with a number of them about the court's decision today. >> i think it will be a close call. the supreme court may be a 5-4 split depending on how kennedy comes down. >> i was married in san francisco in '04, which was very historic. i'm divorced now and i deserve the freedom to divorce. >> that's like the easy way out. >> public opinion seems to be shifting towards acceptance of same sex marriage. in 2011 rare salmon gallop poll found for the first time majority of americans support it. >> the battle over same sex marriage has a unique story here in california. we were only the second state to allow it and the only state to then ban it. it began in san francisco back in 2004. over a period of mount, san francisco issued some 4,000 marriage licenses under the direction of the then mayor newsom, but the practice was outlawed with the passage of prop 8 in 2008. that ban was later ruled unconstitutional. same sex marriages will remain on hold until th
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 1:35am PST
mark sayre, cbs 5. >>> a san francisco police sergeant is parked at a desk for now, after boasting about a dangerous off-duty joyride. in a facebook post, sergeant carl t. bragged that he and his friends were drunk as they blasted through the broadway tunnel at 100 miles an hour in a lamborghini. the sergeant later said he was kidding but he's been assigned to administrative duty while internal affairs sort it out. the chief promises swift and severe discipline if it turns out to be true. >>> after a month on the run, software pioneer john mcafee is back in the u.s. and he now admits to playing the crazy card to escape central america. kiet do tells us mcafee's problems aren't necessarily over just yet. >> reporter: john mcafee is now on u.s. soil. and this ring master promises not to stop talking. >> i am going to speak out big- time. >> reporter: john mcafee was the first one off the plane from guatemala. by morning, throngs of media and admirers gathered outside his south beach hotel. >> i want to make this clear for the 100th time. i had absolutely nothing to do with the murder
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
jose, 52. only 52 tomorrow for san francisco. petaluma, only 48. a little bit of a break on saturday, not much sunshine. here comes more showers sunday through tuesday. another break coming up on wednesday. that's your forecast. >>> coming up, the gift card glitch at one major department store that's leaving many people empty-handed. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. get breyer's ice cream for $2.88 and dessert will surely shine. make it a grand finale with starbucks just $6.99. turns out this season less is really so much more. so make your holiday merrier than ever before. cb explains w >>> gift cards, they are easy to give and great to get. with one little exception. >> julie watts explains why one major retailer is getting a lot of complaints. >> reporter: they were a christmas gift from his mom. but when ed souza tried to spend his macy's gift card yesterday... >> she said there's a zero balance on this
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Dec 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
over san francisco's mission district? even scientists are not so sure. >> it's not a planet. it's not a constellation. not meteors. not the moon. >> reporter: witnesses said the lights flickered on and off, then took different shapes. >> they kind of looked like flying candles. then they started making triangle formations. >> reporter: but there could be a plausible explanation. >> it looks to me like it could have been balloons carrying lights. >> i am a hundred percent sure this was a ufo. >> you do admit you had a little christmas cheer? >> absolutely. alcohol was definitely an influence here. >> definitely not a star ship? >> no. >> reporter: one of our viewers named heather e-mailed us and says she swears they're probably paper lanterns, because that's what she saw at six flags discovery park. i checked with the faa. no reports of unusual aircraft flying over the bay area this past weekend. so ken, do you care to weigh in and maybe guess? >> i've known ben a long time. he's never been wrong. and you understand it couldn't be a star ship because that travels at warp speed. eve
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Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
trying to create -- >> a lot of people saw your work recently. you did the heart, the heart in san francisco theme. >> yeah. and chevron bought it and it's out at the chevron campus. >> you can tell that you love art and you have a passion for it, which is amazing that you have two passions that you're so good at simultaneously. >> i love the art but i have loved every minute of my time here, and all the people that i've worked with, and i wish you could meet the people behind the scenes, because they put this broadcast on the air every day. we come and sit here. this is the easy part, and this has been my second home. and i'm just so grateful. i am -- i'm grateful for the time and the friendships that i've made here. and i'm gonna miss everyone so much. >> the most feedback i got was the relationship on the set. people said you guys seem so real. but it was real. we didn't just work here together. all the dinners we spent, and sometimes we stayed there too long. that was ken's fault. >> we had to run back to the station! >> it was a real relationship. so what the audience saw over
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Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm PST
this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. ing back to the u- >>> apple's new ceo is doing something the late steve jobs didn't think was even possible. he's bringing manufacturing back to the u.s. and spending $100 million to do it. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez on apple's next big thing. a made-in-america label. >> reporter: ceo tim cook announced that starting next year, one line of mac computers will be designed and built in the usa. donald bell says with one line of macs, apple's not taking a huge risk but it is making a statement. >> for the apple factory to step out and say t
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Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
a cliff collapsed at baker beach in san francisco this morning. one of the trails there is now closed. the collapse they say could be the result of all the rain we have had in the past couple of weeks. >>> in the east bay people who evacuated after a gas leak in brentwood are back in their homes tonight. neighbors on allbrook drive started smelling the gas last night. pg&e found the source of the leak this morning and fixed it. >>> in the south bay police say one man was shot after gang members in south san jose got into an argument last night. apparently the gunman got away. the victim is expected to survive. >>> since san jose is dealing with more crime and fewer officers, cbs 5 reporter mark sayre shows us one group is going the extra mile to take back the neighborhood. >> reporter: police say the neighborhood patrols provide an extra set of eyes and ears in these tight budgets but in one san jose neighborhood residents are literally taking it to the streets. >> it's just something that doesn't look right. >> reporter: with a rising number of property crimes and a decreasing
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
, a geyser of water closed the main entrance to the bay bridge this morning. san francisco police say that a driver of this car slammed it into a fire hydrant at folsom and essex. the man didn't stop as police tried to pull him over. he was taken to the hospital and then arrested. >>> the dungeness crab season has hit a snag. local crabbers are refusing to fish for the northern california delicacy because of a new price fight with wholesalers. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us, the solidarity on the docks is being tested. >> strike last year this boat. >> right. >> well, you got go fishing. nobody is making money. >> you got go fishing. >> reporter: tensions are high on pier 45 where a lone crab boat came in this morning. a strike has all of the others docked. >> we're tied up negotiating with the processors. >> reporter: it's a dispute over the price of fresh dungeness crab. wholesalers and fishermen had agreed on $3 a pound at the start of the season in november. but demand went down after thanksgiving. so wholesalers want to pay a quarter to 75 cents less. the crab boat asso
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Dec 19, 2012 6:00am PST
coming in below freezing now and it's been that way overnight. san francisco a little warmer at 41. but obviously, it is chilly everywhere you go. grab a jacket. by this afternoon, we are going to warm things up to about the low to mid-50s so similar to what we saw yesterday. we are going to see some sunshine but you will notice the temperatures are slightly below average for this time of year anywhere from two to actually about 7 degrees below average. in san jose. so we decided to send our reporter out cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran out in the freezing temperatures in san anselmo. okay, cate. weave frost on the windows and everything. >> reporter: we are in san anselmo where freezing temperatures will last until 8 a.m. some of last night's overnight temperatures were the coldest we have seen since january. last night it reached pleasanton and neighbors felt the chill in the air. >> we have layers on both the kids. we're good to go. the freezing temperatures won't be here long. we are expected to warm up and bring a little bit of rain as liz mentioned and that makes state water mana
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Dec 12, 2012 5:00am PST
now. one of the heavier cells along the peninsula towards san francisco, daly city south san francisco along the 280 and 380. watch out for that. brief downpours there. that's the way it will play throughout the better part of the morning and things will settle down. but behind that we have this cold pocket of air that's going to slide in across the bay area this will keep these temperatures way down around the bay area. in fact, this afternoon, maybe low to mid-40s outside and you will notice the blue across the tops of the mountains. flows temperatures for highs only in the 40s for today. we'll have more on your weather coming up plus more storms lining up as well. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you, lawrence. outside now here's a live look at conditions over at the bay bridge toll plaza. and so far things look great. so as lawrence mentioned a little slick out there and on the roads so just a heads up if you are about to head off to work or school or wherever you're going to later on this morning. right now, though, looks great heading towards the pay gates of th
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Dec 4, 2012 1:35am PST
more time. it should be fixed within the hour. live in san francisco, elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >> residents are suddenly living in the middle of a construction zone after their street suddenly vanished. a section of mountain view drive in lafayette was no match for the weekend storm siege. mark sayer shows us it maybe a mess. >> reporter: crews are working around the clock to try to stabilize this 80 sink hole along lafayette creek. east bay mud crews using heavy equipment work into the night to repair two water lines damaged in the wash out. it's all too real for resident joyce when she walked over and looked out from her side yard. her yard looks directly on to the open trench and the exposed pipes. >> i felt very sad. all our lives is just -- we just have this house. and everything you worry about it. >> city officials believe debris blocked a drainage underneath mountain view drive at about 8:30 and water over ran the road and simply washed it away. water gas and sewer lines running underneath the pavement were all damaged. steven says repairs will not be easy. will not be
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
morning, take a look at this. huge tree came crashing down on a home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. this is on lurmont terrace by lombard street. the 100-foot cypress broke through the roof of the master bedroom, missed the homeowner by just a few feet. >> four feet closer to my bed and i wouldn't be standing here talking to you right now. so i'm blessed. >> and get this. just two days ago, he moved his bed from under the very spot where the tree crashed through. the tree also ripped down a power line. that wasn't only tree that toppled this morning. this came down on a parked car in san francisco's richmond district. fortunately, nobody hurt. but the super saturated ground gave way so easily, the sidewalk was pulled up. >>> a parking lot in burlingame was flooded in rollins between inning gold and david. flooding there reached the butchers of some of the cars. >>> taking a look now at our live high-def doppler radar just a few little tiny green spots out there not much, but wet weather has moved on. we can expect things to stay dry for the next week or so. >>> the fir
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Dec 22, 2012 1:35am PST
showing you some pretty steady rainfall moving right toward the san francisco peninsula, there we go. about ten minutes away from invading the city. daly city, you're included in that. vacaville, fairfield, all the way up toward sacramento. look at this wide shot here. thunderstorms, so a couple hours to our north and west. that's the next wave of heavy rainfall that will move through. the rain, how about half a foot of new rain? more than two inches for santa rosa. it trails off when you get into the south bay but there's lots more coming over the weekend. snowfall in which one day, only one, will be mainly dry over the next week. coming up soon. >> paul. thanks for that. >>> the storm made a mess all over the bay area, especially, as paul says, the north bay. cbs 5 reporter elisa is in marin tonight. >> reporter: the rain is really starting to come down and we're starting to feel strong wind gusts, just the start of what's going to be a soggy hold weekend. the first day of winter blew into the bay area with heavy rain and strong winds, even snow at higher elevations. this is just t
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Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
unemployment rate of 8.6% compared to san francisco county's 6.8%. numbers like these leave him puss stolid why so few people showed up. >> and emeryville hasn't been the same, but maybe it's because of the holiday and people are busy but at the same time, if you are look for a job from my experience, it doesn't matter what the time of the season is. >> reporter: the company put out the word through several online job sites for the past week. rivero says they still have 100 positions to fill and they need to fill them fast. training starts next week. now, the job fair will go until 8:00 tonight. the president of the this black bear diner tells me they are hiring all kinds of positions, part time and full time and they will be hiring here on the spot. reporting live in emeryville, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> maybe that bear will help attract some applicants, cate. thank you so many. >>> negotiations to end the crabbers strike will get going again this afternoon. it's been six days since the boats went out and dungeness crab is hard to find in stores and restaurants. the crabbers are upse
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Dec 25, 2012 1:35am PST
to come in on christmas eve. he drove in from napa to san francisco and he says he did it to help a few people out. in the newsroom, grace lee, cbs 5. >>> tonight some people are feeling the pain of procrastination. last-minute shoppers are searching for bargains but finding the shelves bare. christin ayers on the million reasons why they waited. >> reporter: twas the night before christmas and all through the door, a slew of last-minute shoppers with excuses galore. >> this year just kind of snuck up on me. >> reporter: the customers were fighting over toys in the aisle. shelves bare and picked over to the chagrin of this child. >> there's nothing in here. everything is gone! like the my little ponies, they aren't even around. >> reporter: the registers rang. a santa sang. but at the stroke of 10, it all came to an end. shops closed, leaving only one place to spend. because it's christmas eve and you know what that means. the only store open now is your local walgreens. >> christmas eve is by far the busiest day of the year for us. >> reporter: 4,000 procrastinators will come throu
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
check and go online. now, at a press conference today san francisco city attorney dennis herrera said check and go skirted california law by preying on the most economically vulnerable and charging interest rates as high as 400%. >> they partnered with an out- of-state bank to essentially say that we are no longer subject to the limits of 36% apr that's set in california law so as part of the settlement that we have negotiated with them they have agreed to abide by california's limits. they have discontinued that relationship with the out of state bank. and they also have established this settlement fund. >> reporter: now, to qualify for a refund you must have taken out a four-month installment loan through one of three affiliated websites between november 2006 and june 2008. you now have 90 days to file a claim. >>> and as we round out the year we have a few recalls to remind you of. first up, the nap nanny. recently sued by the government following the death of five infants, the cpsc says its makers are unable or unwilling to issue a recall. so major retailers have now voluntarily r
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Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
. no word on injuries here, either. >> the great highway in san francisco is closed again between lincoln and sloth. the ocean tides, heavy rain and shifting sand. all conspiring to close the southbound lanes. one northbound lane closed as well. much of the day had people along the river watching the river rise. cbs 5 is on the preparations that are all too familiar to the locals. >> from swollen creeks to flooded lots. the couldn't sedealing with the repper cautions of the latest -- -- issues. >> they own this park and they maintain it. >> we tried sandbagging in the past. it is fruitless. >> willow creek topped its banks this morning. >> we have to come in and shovel it out and replant the grass and cleanup the bathrooms, a huge job. >> reporter: a few miles away. >> it is a little dramatic, i think. >> reporter: this trucking company's parking lot is part of the creek that ran behind it, the dumpster sitting in several inches of water. >> we moved all of the trucks that were on that side. i am worried about my guy's trucks over here. it is coming fast. >> since we don't know ho
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Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm PST
details in a tense police stand off in san franciscos knob hill neighborhood. police are telling us they found a shotgun in a suspect's apartment. a report of a domestic dispute saturday night. the man may have been armed. the suspect surrendered peacefully. he's being held on suspicion of domestic violence. >>> a crazy scene at bay area mall tonight. linda yee is at the mall in san francisco to explain. >> reporter: it was a momentary scare at a busy mall. somebody spotted sparks on the roof and called the fire department. aerial ladders were set up in case rescues were necessary. but it was a small grease fire in the flew of two restaurants. classrooms on the top floors were told to leave their classrooms and at once sirens started the theater management told movie goers to leave. that caused tense moments. >> because of the alarm i was like i hope there's no gunman shooting up the theater. because that's what happens in america, you know. >> just as the movie goers were leaving the theater they noticed the stores were open and people shopping. i spoke to fire commanders on the sc
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Dec 28, 2012 1:35am PST
collapsed at baker beach in san francisco this morning. one of the trails had to be closed now. the collapse likely the result of all that rain we've had in the past couple of weeks. >>> the country says farewell to a legendary military leader. >>> driven to distraction, the danger pedestrians and drivers face navigating one of the bay area's busiest cities. >>> and possibly the most magnificent bay area home no one has ever lived in. what $25 million buys you these days. >>> hi-def doppler showing not a drop out there, but let's verify that. looking toward the bay area, that is just gorgeous. so was the day. tomorrow? tomorrow? we'll ,,,,,, schwarzkopf died t >>> his temper earned him the nickname stormin' norman. general norman schwarzkopf died today in tampa, florida. he was raised in the army and spent his entire life in the military. in vietnam, he famously rescued a wounded soldier by marking land mines with shaving cream. but he's best known for commanding the american-led coalition in the first iraq war. schwarzkopf was 78 years old. >>> a daly city boy was one of two victim
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Dec 19, 2012 1:35am PST
says san francisco had to start handing out io us . >> reporter: this gun buy back program was more successful than expected. >> thank you very much. jr. dr. joe marshall says he ran out of money after buying back 125 weapons at 200 bucks apiece. ingly was ready to shut down. i was going to walk out and tell the crowd that's all we have. but the chief said, oh no no no. we have all these guns, we have to get them. one mar long rifle, one shotgun. >> reporter: dr. marshall gave out 157ious . if place chief tell us us tonight he found the money and he will announce the benefactor tomorrow. >> i'm not worried because i know the folks will show up next saturday. >> reporter: many sellers say the slaughter of school children in connecticut touched raw nerves. ingly don't have to have the guns anymore. i would like a different world. >> reporter: the money ran out in oakland, too, but the program donor stepped in. keith stevenson gave another $50,000 to keep it going. san francisco police say this last weekend's buy back program was one of the more successful ones. so successful, the comm
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Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
wires to sag. >>> checking some bay area headlines. san francisco police are investigating a bizarre case that left one man and the a woman with critical injuries. the couple was found bound and gagged . >>> a woman kidnapped last month. one of the suspects, the photos were taken by a camera. so far there have been no arrest and there is a $10,000 reward in the case. >>> a community radio station remains off the air tonight after its transmitter was vandalized. it is the third time in a year that the station kzct has been trashed. a previous incident appeared to be racially motivated. the owner says he may not be able to replace the equipment and might have to shut down. >>> the safety net for low income people in california includes food stamps and housing assistance. now another program is approved that could help them get back on their feet. cbs 5's grace lee on the plan to provide free cell phones for the homeless. >> a federal program called lifeline run by the cell company assurance. it would give a free cell phone the homeless and these with a very low income. you have to make
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Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
stepped in to help this year. >> merry christmas. >> it's a san francisco tradition here at glide memorial. >> merry christmas. >> reporter: one that brought back volunteers like daniel merry christmaswell for the past eight years. we saw him here as lat month ears thanksgiving dinner. >> for me to come here and spend three hours of my morning at 5:00 a.m. and know that somebody's life is going to be receiving something good will be good >> reporter: it also brings in first-timers like marie andrews who made a last-minute decision after shy saw glide on the news. >> i have to give back in some way. i can't give money. i'm not oprah but at least, i can give my time. >> reporter: today, more than 650 people signed up to help. organizers say that volunteers lots filled up within hours. getting holiday help is not a concern for glide but getting help beyond the holidays. >> still homeless people to serve and still poor people to serve. just remember that it's throughout the year. >> reporter: the event brought out special guests like the asu football team. the team his town for the kr
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Dec 13, 2012 1:35am PST
: even more surprising is the man who claims he was in the car is a san francisco police officer. >> is he going to lose his job? >> he obviously took advantage of it because he's a cop. >> reporter: a cop who posted the joyride back on his facebook page. his name is sergeant carl t. he brags "we were all drunk," to the shock of people he posted the video to. some people pointed out there is a school and a playground close to the russian hillside of the tunnel where the joyride began. since it appears there were no other cars in the tunnel, they say no harm no foul. >> i would describe this as simply driving for purpose. >> reporter: now the officer is facing an internal investigation and the prospect of serious punishment. >> i think he would probably want to do it differently or not at all. >> reporter: the officer also is saying now that he was not the one in the driver's seat. he has since deleted that video and shut down his facebook page. live in san francisco, christin ayers, cbs 5. >> all right, christin. thank you for that. >>> here's some live pictures from orange count
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Dec 15, 2012 5:30pm PST
. weapons in exchange for cas san francisco and oakland t. the timing was a coincidenc both buyback events had been >>> gun owners turned in weapons in exchange for cash in san francisco and oakland today. the timing was a coincidence. bow buyback events were planned for some time. as cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us, the large turnout in oakland was partly a result of the connecticut tragedy. >> it only takes one gun and one bullet in one gun to kill somebody. this is a huge change. >> reporter: the turnout for this gun buyback was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms $200 cash for each working gun. >> some guns off the streets, grandkids some kids can't get these guns and kill somebody. >> reporter: more than 100 people have been killed in oakland so far this year. ironically, as cars were lining up here, gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight 7:30 a.m. while this happens all too often in oakland, it's the connecticut s
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Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
streets. vandals wouldn't touch a mural. but now graffiti vandals have hit murals all over san francisco from north beach to davisidero to the mission. one artist involved with the mission's clarion alley mural project says 2012 has been the worst year since he started 15 years ago. >>> new year's eve is almost here and with that comes the annual warning about drunk driving. elissa harrington is at the chp in the city and it's pretty obvious drunk driving is dangerous but still people do it so now a new plan to deal with it? >> reporter: well, elizabeth, the usual checkpoints and increased patrols, but a new bill was introduced today to lower driving-related deaths and crackdown on repeat dui offenders. >> with the upcoming new year's holiday, it is more important than ever to be aware of dangers associated with impaired and distracted driving. >> reporter: so law enforcement will be cracking down on drunk drivers. starting tonight through new year's day. police agencies including redwood city will have dui checkpoints. they will estimate they will se 1500 cars. they made hundreds of arrests
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Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
. police are investigating a bizarre incident in san francisco leaving one man dead and a woman with critical injuries. around 8:30 last night the pair were found tied and gagged and badly injured in the middle of bruce sell street. both were -- brussel street. both were transported to the hospital where the woman passed away. police have no motive or so suspect@this time. >>> the ntsb is investigating the crash that killed superstar jenni rivera. garr garr tells us she -- theresa garcia tells us she was on her way to mexico to spend time with family and friends. >> it is so sad we have to go through that, but this is life. >> reporter: jenni rivera died when the learjet she was on crashed in northern mexico early sunday morning. the 43-year-old had just wrapped up a concert in monterey and was headed to the mexico city area. everywhere on board died, including her publicist, lawyer and make up artist. she sold 15 million records and in october won artist of the year at the billboard mexican music awards. >> she is the celina, the elvis presley. she will be in history for many, many
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00am PST
travelers. yesterday it was a mess at san francisco international airport as that crazy weather canceled canceleddens of flights and delayed others. things weren't much better in san jose, which actually experienced few significant problems yesterday. >>> in other news, an afghan police woman is in custody accused of killing a police officer from the united states. officials in afghanistan say the police woman shot the advisor with a pistol as emerge from a small shop near headquarters there. the suspect was arrested shortly afterwards. the advisor's identity has not been released. the latest in a rash of attacks by police officers against their foreign al lies. >>> business news, stock futures are down as very light trading with markets set to close early for christmas eve. u.s. trading will close today 10:00 a.m. pacific time and will stay closed tomorrow for christmas. a number of markets overseas including germany and italy are closed all day today. >>> 5:06. if you haven't finished your shopping, you can do it with clear skies. >> i just finished my shopping and realized i
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Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
also addressing tragedy in connecticut. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is in san francisco with a look at how local school districts are handling it. >> reporter: schools across the bay area have spent the day reassuring parents that, yes, they are doing everything they can to keep their children as safe as possible. it may be 3,000 miles away from the worst grade school shooting in american history but still, the mood here is somber. >> i think every parent is turning around and saying, i got to hug my kids that much tighter today. i got a text from a friend who said i drove straight from my son's preschool and gave him a hug and said, son, i love you. i want to let you know that. i think that's how every parent is feeling like horrible sadness for the families that are going through this and need to reconnect. >> reporter: san francisco schoolchildren were given paperwork for parents a guide on how to talk to children about the shooting. >> feel sad for the mommies. >> reporter: crystal brown had a brief conversation with her daughters after school let out. >> i said someone brought
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am PST
towards san francisco wrapping up by 5:30. an accident in napa silverado trail add hardman. reports of a vehicle that hit the guardrail. chp heading out to the scene. injuries are reported. roadwork on the dumbarton bridge on the westbound side looks like that should be wrapping up within the next few minutes. cleared eastbound. no delays in the south bay. good northbound 101 through san jose, 280 guadalupe parkway no delays just yet. that's traffic. back to you. >> thank you. >>> recent rains are showing just how vulnerable our roadways can be. a new sinkhole is starting to form in the east bay. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington reports. >> reporter: what maintenance crews are worried about is this stretch of road along marsh creek flowed clayton. this is video from the scene. they have closed that part of the road. the contra costa county public works department says the road is compromised because of rain. they say a culvert failed. it's closed between deer valley and pine lane. only local traffic gets through. they don't know when the road can reopen because they need to identify
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Dec 7, 2012 1:35am PST
's for santa rosa, sausalito and downtown san francisco. gorgeous weekend. mid 60's with sunshine. mid 60's with sunshine. monday and ,,,, [ game announcer ] touchdown! and here comes the dunk. [ male announcer ] everyone loves to dunk. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's tender, juicy chicken mcnuggets in creamy ranch and spicy buffalo sauce. just $4.99 for 20 of your favorite chicken mcnuggets. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male announcer ] more ways to love mcnuggets. llars. >>> for a bay area mother and daughter, what started with just a few cookies turned into millions of dollars. >> cbs reporter elizabeth cook with the story behind the cookie empire. >> reporter: red velvet. pumpkin pie. double chocolate. shortbread. almond tea. peppermint crunch. and of course, you can't forget the classics. >> everybody likes chocolate chip. >> reporter: it's hard to find anybody who doesn't love a good cookie. that's just what jennifer finley and her mom were thinking when they baked up an idea for a business. >> th
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Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm PST
were able to moved train off the tracks at 9:00. delays were as long as 30 minutes. >>> san francisco's municipal railway marks its 100th anniversary today and to celebrate muni is providing free rides to everyone on board that. includes all the buses, light rain lines and yes, even the cable cars are free. while some riders have their gripes, they are grateful for the free ride today. >> i know muni gets a lot of flack for not always being on time, but it generally gets me where i'm going. so i just hope they can maybe be a little more on time on their 100th anniversary and i'll be excited. >> i think it's great that they're celebrating in a way that helps everyone, too. everyone can participate in the birthday. >> sure can. the free passes started this morning and will continue until 5:00 tomorrow morning, but a heads up. muni is running on a holiday schedule all this week for new year's. >>> well, it's an impressive list. president obama, john boehner, nancy pelosi and harry reid, many mitch -- mitch mcconnell all in one room. danielle nottingham tells us it maybe the las
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Dec 16, 2012 5:30pm PST
. cbs4 spoke with parishioners at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco. >> it's times like tease that our faith becomes apparent. the important thing is not to lose hope. >> reporter: people with heavy hearts came to st. mary's cathedral for comfort and community. >> my heart is full of sorrow, and i'm here for my family to hug my children and be blessed. >> reporter: the church put up a memorial to the people that died in connecticut with white ribbons and a prayer for their souls. >> our hearts are all torn. >> how can anybody really hurt kids? >> the church has a book where you can write and register your prayers. there are a lot of words. >> we are going to now join cbs's special report. the president is about to speak in sandy hook. >> thank you, governor. to all of the families, first responders, to the community of newtown, clergy, guests. scripture tells us, do not lose heart. though outwardly we are wasting away, inwardly we are being renewed day by day. for light and momentarily troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. so we fix our eyes no
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Dec 20, 2012 5:00am PST
holiday ice rink at embarcadero center in san francisco. we're taking donations of unwrapped teddy bears or toys to honor the memory of the newtown students and teachers. all toys will go to children in need right here in the bay area. more details on our website at cbssf.com/newtown. >>> well, the fallout over the school shootings is now being felt on mainstream radio. some radio stations have dropped foster the people's pumped up kicks from their playlist. the lyrics tell the story of a boy planning a violent campus shooting. the ban says the song is meant to help bring awareness to gun violence in schools. other stations are dropping kesha's die young. mornings at cbs 5 dot com. much of the midwest is undea blizzard warning this morni the storm stretches from the mississippi.. ke$ha's die young. you can comment on facebook or twitter, or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. >>> much of the midwest is under a blizzard warning. the storm goes from mississippi to colorado. that's where i-70 was closed for 156 miles due to high winds and reduced visibility. forecasters say wisconsin could bear
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Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm PST
shopping season for about 40% of yearly sales. >>> carolers in san francisco this morning. the they're collecting toys for children across the bay area. among the special appearances, the giant's world series trophy, santa, and the mayor. >> it's a great way to start christmas eve and wishing everyone a really merry christmas. >> you don't even have to go to the union square restaurant to donate. cabs are on call. just call them and they'll come to you and pick up donations. >>> how an emergency response falls into a deadly ambush. >>> how food allergies can lead to other problems at school. >>> how an extreme holiday house is turning the spirit of the season into scorn. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, york, where four volunteer firefighters were ambushed gunman when they responded this house fire. the shooter opened fire at themn suburban rochest >>> four firefighters were ambushed by a gunman when they responded to a fire. two of the firefighters were killed. >> the other two were hospitalized. it's still not clear if the officers shot the suspect or he took his own life. >>> b
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Dec 3, 2012 12:00pm PST
when supporters of prop 8 appealed the ninth u.s. circuit court of appeals in san francisco's decision to declare the measure unconstitutional. >> the court has been waiting to gather all ten of these cases together and then they are going to make some kind of decision, either grant review in some of them or all of them or none of them. they could do anything. >> reporter: cbs 5 legal expert rory little says the delay means nothing in the eyes of the court. the timeline for the appeals process will still play out the same. >> if they grant review in any of these cases, next friday, there will then be an argument scheduled sometime in march probably, possibly april. and the case will be decided by the end of june. >> reporter: if the court denies review, we could see changeses early as two weeks from now. the case will come back to the ninth circuit. once a mandate is filed, then same-sex marriage license can be issued. if they grant review, the status quo is maintained until the appeals process plays out. professor little says he expects if the court grants review, we will know friday
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Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
allowed to reopen. >> and some advice for drivers and pedestrians who take to the streets of san francisco. ,,,,,, at least one republican >>> a looming vote on a republican plan to avert the "fiscal cliff" is exposing some party fractures tonight. at least one republican congressman says he objects to house speaker john boehner's plan b meaning higher taxes on incomes of a million dollars or more but despite that criticism, speaker boehner insists that he has the votes in congress to pass his plan. both sides are still a few billion dollars apart. >> the president's offer of $1.3 trillion in revenues and $850 billion in spending reductions fails to meet the test that the president promised the american people a balanced approach. >> we should be raising taxes on the wealthiest few as a means of reducing the deficit. i have also said that i'm willing to identify some spending cuts that make sense. >> if senate democrats defeat plan b, boehner says president obama will see the largest tax increase in history. the president says bring it! he vowed to veto the bill if it comes to hi
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
the streets it's not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why i think you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups line the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want. and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should. >> some may see it as a smart political move and it may be. but there's always risk. >> reporter: this political consultant says the political momentum is strong enough to call for m
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Dec 4, 2012 12:00pm PST
overturn the ban. >>> and expect to see nudity on the steps of san francisco city hall again today. the board of supervisors will give final approval to a citywide ban on nudity this afternoon. opponents stripped down inside the hearing last month when the ordinance was initially approved. the new code would keep people from being naked on city streets, plazas, sidewalks and other public spaces without exceptions permitted for parades, fairs or festivals. >>> right now one lane of highway 1 near devil's slide is closed in san mateo county. caltrans is working to stabilize the road after rain over the weekend. the goal is to prevent further erosion before new storms arrive. one-way traffic controls are in effect between linda mar boulevard and the north portal area at devil's slide. two-way road should open about 3:00. >>> a transformer blew at the van ness station at 5:45 freezing the system yesterday leaving the muni system paralyzed. crews fixed it overnight. normal service resumed about 5 a.m. >>> new developments in the controversy surrounding alameda county's drone program. the boa
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Dec 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
by a jacket and his car was unmarked, they believe it was random. >>> san francisco's improving housing market is proving to be a bust for some people living in rent controlled apartments. an increasing number of them are seeing ellis act evictions even during the holidays. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez explains. >> i have lived here since 1975. >> reporter: 63-year-old robert davis vietnam veteran bluegrass musician received a letter. >> the owner of the building intends to perform extensive renovations. >> reporter: telling him he has to leave his apartment. he says he is finding it impossible to find a new place anywhere in the city especially considering he has been under rent control for so long. can't anyone help him relocate? >> if you are homeless and you're a drug addict, perhaps they will help you. but if you like me and paid your rent every day for 40 years and been basically a good guy, there is no help. >> reporter: his landlord is ee investigating davis employing the ellis act, a warning man dade by law that gives renters a heads up that the landlord is planning somet
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Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
predictions i've heard this should be worked out by christmas. in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> nine months after a rash of robberies on the carquinez bridge miss have three suspects in -- police have three suspects in custody. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in vallejo where officials just announced the results of a long investigation. >> reporter: these arrests were part of an effort by chp, transportation agencies and local law enforcement. >> in case was an excellent example of law enforcement working together for our common goal of public safety. >> reporter: chp investigators through surveillance video and evidence were able to tie at least three of the ten robberies to three vallejo men. >> in the past 7 days, two of the suspects were arrested and a third is also in custody. he was already in custody on an unrelated matter. >> reporter: the suspects would wear masks making it difficult to identify them through video. one big clue in the case the cars used in the robberies were stolen and the three suspects were known car thieves. >> we knew who from pas
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Dec 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
apartment fire in san francisco forced more than two dozen residents out into the cold this morning. the call came at about 5:30 a.m. smoke and flames were seen on the third floor of the building at 119 broad street. residents were evacuated. one firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation. but no word yet on the cause. >>> around the bay area now, a japanese diplomat pleaded guilty to two domestic violence charges in a redwood city courtroom today. the 32 was accused of abusing his wife for years. dozens of other charges were dropped in the plea deal. he faces up to a year in jail and will be on probation for two years. he is the vice consul for >> in san francisco. >>> police have arrested the third suspect in the case of a bay area handyman held hostage and beaten. richard rodriguez, jr., turned himself in last night. police say rodriguez and two others beat the handyman and forced him to make repairs following a dispute over repair work done at a relative's home. the handyman escaped at a gas station. two our suspects are already in custody. all three face charges of false imprisonm
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Dec 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
can see san francisco there in the distance, the bay bridge. temperatures are cool. low to mid-50s by later on this afternoon. low 50s right now. it's because this high is in place for now but watch this. this is that low that's going to bring us showers as soon as friday afternoon. it is getting closer towards the bay area. light rain we're anticipating. increasing clouds overnight friday morning and early friday afternoon, scattered showers throughout the day much of the day friday and right there into saturday morning, the first half of saturday looks wet. so your afternoon highs we are seeing a lot of low to mid-50s kind of similar actually to yesterday around this time. 54 in oakland. 52 in fremont. 52 in san rafael. and 51 out in livermore. by later on this afternoon. your overnight temperatures cool, as well. not quite freezing but look at some of of these temperatures in the valleys, fairfield 34 as well as livermore. a little milder in san francisco, going to see mid-40s overnight tonight. so here's your forecast over the next several days. this is the dry break today and the
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
viewh view, 54. 51 for naapa and low 40s for sap tax cuts rosa and san francisco. extended forecast, soggy late tomorrow. wednesday we will have rainfall around. thursday and friday looking good. saturday showers are back. sunday and monday, drying out. more rain moving in tomorrow. >> more and more. >> reporter: merry christmas. >> merry christmas to you. thanks, paul. >> we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,, now, a new clinic in alameda county is addressing not on the cost but... as dr. kim s us.. getting patients back s. >>> hand and wrist injuries are the most common injuries. >> as dr. kim shows us getting patients back to work and their families, and the cost is down. >> from holding a baby to cradling a smart phone, our hands are in constant use. curting, catchingings getting -- catching, getting work done. trigger finger tendonitis. >> it also hurts economically. 20% of all er visits are due to hand and wrist injuries costing up to $740 million a year. >> show me where the pain is. >> now one bay area hospital is offering a smart solution. at high land hospital doctors can now p
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Dec 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
. but there are delays because of bad weather. we checked in with san francisco international airport just a short time ago. they say right now, flights to and from the new york region are delayed by up to an hour. that's because of a big storm hitting the northeast. >>> that storm is packed with tornadoes and snow flurries. cbs reporter danielle nottingham tells us six deaths are blamed on this powerful system. >> reporter: the clean-up is beginning in the gulf states after a series of tornadoes hit on christmas day. >> whoa! it's right here, it's right here! >> reporter: in mobile, alabama, twisters ripped roofs off homes and toppled trees in texas. in all, more than 100,000 are without power across most of the south. >> i was screaming and hollering, i mean, i was just scared to death. >> reporter: the national weather service recorded at least 34 tornadoes from texas to alabama. the same storm system is bringing snow to the midwest from oklahoma to pennsylvania. blizzard warnings are out from arkansas to maine. in indianapolis, white-out conditions are making driving treacherous.
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Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
. still warm. still 59 degrees at concord. san francisco at the airport hit 61 degrees today. as we gaze toward mount diablo, they say on a clear day, you can see 240 away from the top of that peak. we did have a clear day today. not going to stay that way for long. we have more fog coming up right in time for the morning commute. sunny early after the fog burns off. cold moves in tuesday. you did not have to see 240- miles to spy an unusual site in the skies above the mission district. early sunday morning, yes. this is footage from an iphone. >> look at that, dude. >> amazing. >> reporter: there was light from the sky. light in the sky above the mission district. sort of floating around up there. very unusual, isn't it, to have lights in the sky around christmas time? actually did talk to the faa. they said visually we have no idea what those were, and neither do we. will be easy to see fog in the morning. about 9:00 you will see 40s. plenty of sun, but not for long. high pressure in command of the eastern pacific is going to slightly nudge out east. we will get sunny early and then th
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00am PST
night there will be a candlelight vigil for a high school senior who was killed in san francisco's bayview district. police say 17-year-old montreal blakely was shot 10:00 saturday night. he was a starting defensive back on the football team at concord high school. police say the investigation is ongoing. so far, there have been no arrests. >>> a pharmacy worker is being treated for a leg wound after an attempted robbery in san francisco about 6:30 last night at a pharmacy on cesar chavez street. police are looking for the two would-be robbers and a third suspect who drove the getaway car. >>> all right. on your tuesday morning, it's 10 minutes after 6:00. uhm, millions of credit card customers are getting refunds. when those affected will get their money. >> plus, evictions at a bay area mobile home park. why hundreds of people are being forced out. ,, ,,,, [ male announcer ] when it comes to the financial obstacles military families face, we understand. at usaa, we know military life is different. we've been there. that's why every bit of financial advice we offer is geared specifically
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Dec 17, 2012 10:00pm PST
engines couldn't stop pre- christmas holiday shopping. what caused the commotion at a san francisco mall. >>> good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm ken bastida. the grief-stricken community of newtown, connecticut is starting to say good-bye to the littlest victims of the school massacre. loved ones and neighbors attended a pair of funerals today. one was more jack pinto, a fan of the new york giants football team. and the other, noah pozner, a boy interested in mechanical things. one of noah's rabbis read a family statement outside. >> noah, his classmates, and the heroic teachers who gave their lives trying to protect them are with god in heaven. now it's our responsibility to bring heaven down to earth. act by act, good deed by good deed, until we reach the day when no family will need to endure grief and sorrow. >> sandy hook elementary is closed as police continue their investigation. but classes will resume tomorrow in some other schools nearby. >>> around the country people are lighting candles tonight for the victims of the newtown school shooting. cbs 5 reporter was at on
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Dec 12, 2012 10:00pm PST
who claims he was in the car, a san francisco police officer. >> is he going to lose his job? that's very reckless. >> he took advantage of it because he's a cop. >> reporter: a cop who posted the joyride on his facebook page. in the comment section, he brags "we were all drunk" to the shock of people we showed the video to. >> there's no points for being smart. it's not the smartest thing for someone to do, especially in that position. >> reporter: there is a school and a playground close to the russian hillside of the tunnel where the joyride began. it appears there were no other cars at the tunnel. >> they went through there, no cars in there, i would describe this as simply driving with purpose. >> reporter: the officer is facing an internal investigation, and the prospect of serious punishment. >> reporter: it's unclear exactly what kind of punishment he could face. he has since removed the video and shut down his facebook page entirely. >>> a developing story out of orange county tonight. these are live pictures at cal state fullerton where students are staying indoors
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Dec 9, 2012 8:30am PST
. >> people in san francisco are firmly of the opinion that you would use your taser every 30 seconds. >> people are all fired up over the debate on tasers. we sat down with the top cop for more on the stun gun proposal. >> no sooner did the legislature go back in session than there is already talk about modifying the biggest tax law in the state. >> that affects all property owners, plus drones. we are talking about remote control airplanes with cameras on them and how they can help law enforcement and privacy advocates concerned. more on that. >> and more back and forth between the white house and republicans in congress showing no signs of letting up. >> yes , there are three weeks left until the u.s. goes over the fiscal cliff. we have been talking about that for weeks now. we have more on the progress, or lack there of, in washington. >> reporter: in his saturday weekly address, president obama signaled he is open to making cuts on programs like medicare and medicaid if republicans agree to raise tax rates for the rich. >> i am willing to find way to bring down the cost of health
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Dec 28, 2012 10:00pm PST
, the body of a man and child pulled from the waters of the san francisco bay. >> the american people will not have any patience for a politically self-inflicted wound to the economy. not right now. >> the president says he's optimistic, congressional leaders promise avivement why the fiscal cliff compromise will be a cliff hanger. >> and a step back in time. how you can buy a piece of the past from your favorite ride. >> grieve, i'm elizabeth cook. >> a man and child pull from the waters and sadly, neither survived. the coast gash got the call of two people in the warter near point bonita. alyssa is there. >> reporter: the bodies were taken to fort baker. the man and young boy were at black sands beach. known for it's beautiful views of the city and treacherous surf. this stretch of coastline in sausalito is where a man and child were swept to sea and drowned. they were found floating under the golden gate bridge. late this afternoon, around 4:00, a third person who was taken out by the waves was able to get out of the surf and call 911. >> rescue united arrived and recovered
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Dec 30, 2012 8:30am PST
see a little of phil later? >> he's chatting with the mayor of san francisco and talking about the year we have seen, 2012, and we're going to see the top stories nationally and internationally and that is over the past 12 months. >>> first, out of san hoe say, three people are dead after a late-night apartment fire in san jose and that began after 11 last night. the fire department put out the fire and discovered the bodies of a man, woman, and child. >> and we have 52 personalel, 15 apparatus and our relimbo preliminary report, we have one male adult deceased, one female adult deceased -- [ indiscernible ] and we have that fire knocked down and under control. >> three other people, including a police officer, who rescued one of the people, were hospitalized with smoke inhalation. investigators are looking into the cause. >>> more than three dozen people are homeless after fire ripped through several apartment buildings in san francisco in the mission district and broke out after 9:30 yesterday morning and quickly spread to nearby buildings on cap street. investigators say at leas
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Dec 22, 2012 10:00pm PST
love it. i don't like it. i love it! >> reporter: in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> some shoppers are thinking twice before buying certain video games for kids this holiday season in light of the newtown, connecticut, shooting. at one store, a couple of shoppers told us they're staying away from violent video games because there's too much violence in their community as it is. instead, they're focusing on educating kids about the games they play. >> parents and just the community, we really gotta tell our kids, that you know, it's just video games. you don't do this in real life, you know what i'm saying? i mean, don't take the video games too seriously. that's not real life. >> in a press conference yesterday, the nra said violent movies and video games, not guns, are largely to blame for mass shootings. >>> the final three funerals were held today for victims of the connecticut school massacre. seven-year-old josephine gay liked peanut butter and the color purple. anna marquez green was carried to the church where a thousand friends gathered. and family and friends of s
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Dec 3, 2012 10:00pm PST
system. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook is in san francisco where crews are working to get the trains back on track. liz? >> reporter: yeah, between 40,000 to 50,000 commuters were affected this evening. some took over two hours to get home. the muni meltdown all began here with a gruesome accident. >> all of a sudden she came across and i had seen her and the trolley. i mean it kept going past her and i had seen her. but when the trolley went past, i didn't see her. >> reporter: brandon watched as a woman in a wheelchair clipped the back of the trolley dragged underneath the trolley car along market from deloris to church street. >> she might have been bending over when the incident occurred. >> reporter: the woman was taken to the hospital for life- threatening injuries. that accident happened at 5:30 shutting down service. 45 minutes later, another meltdown. the transformer that gives power to all the underground lines blew up. shutting down service to the entire underground transits. >> apparently it was damaged with water damage yesterday. >> reporter: the massive shutdown forced thou
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Dec 18, 2012 10:00pm PST
. livermore, 40, mid-40s for san francisco, san jose, and oakland. but we will get colder and wake up tomorrow to the 20s! pretty close to freezing for fremont, san jose, and red wood city. oakland 37. no rain dropping from the sky yet. we're going to push back the onset of the rainfall for the greater san francisco area until after midnight on friday morning. that's when winter begins, officially at 3:12 am on friday. lots of winter weather in the sierra. a foot to 2 feet of new snow. but thursday evening, more snow coming up over the weekend. we have a lot to talk about. first the cold, then precipitation in the form. significant rainfall. high pressure off to our south and west, a northerly flow of air will give us the coldest night since january. clouds are back by tomorrow afternoon. rain is back late thursday night into friday morning. the rain will not let up until sunday night. the clouds increasing tomorrow. here comes the rain! and the rain is going to be with us through sunday. highs tomorrow after the cold start, low 50s. concord 52, san jose, 54. mainly cloud in walnut cr
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Dec 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
two hours. it was really windy too! san francisco topped out with a 43-mile per hour wind gust. oakland 37, san jose and concord 30 miles per hour. we'll talk about round 2, and there's one day in the forecast which is mainly dry. >>> and rain in the bay area means snow in the sierra, and it is really coming down tonight! 5 feet expected in the higher elevation ss by sunday. caltrans has put snow plows into rounds clock action. the roads are open but chains are required. >>> in mendocino, as a truck was cross, the truck's axle got caught in a hole, ripping the trailer away. fortunately no injuries. >>> alisa harrington has more on the rain and the problems it's causing. >> reporter: the north bay has really been feeling the brunt of this weather. >> reporter: the first day of winter blew into the bay area with heavy rain and strong winds, even snow at higher elevations. this is just the beginning of what will be a very wet weekend. the weather already did some damage today, causing hundreds of power outages, swelling creeks. this was the scene on highway 1 earlier. high winds t
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Dec 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
probably going up! >>> san francisco police are trying out a new tool to heat up their cold cases: social media. and they've begun post ing videos of criminals in action hoping the public can provide new leads. elizabeth cook shows us it is already working. >> reporter: before day, folks at home had to wait to see surveillance videos from crimes on the local new. now sfpd is hoping the public will become crime fighters by using this website. >> reporter: take a look at this. surveillance video of a violent robbery on polk street in the tenderloin. >> he's approaching the victim, and then he begins to stun him with a stun gun. >> reporter: the guy goes on to shock the victim multiple times. he even shoved him against a fence and shocked him one last time before taking his cellphone. >> ever been robbed? >> yes. >> reporter: we showed a picture of the suspect to leon. >> i've seen this guy around the neighborhood. >> reporter: leon lives near the crime scene and says the suspect is a regular around the neighborhood. >> i see him maybe once or twice a week in front of my house. and this is r
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Dec 1, 2012 10:00pm PST
rainfall since wednesday. nearly 3 inches of rain for san francisco. more than 2 inches of rain for oakland. the rain is going to pick up again after midnight. heavy rain is likely throughout the morning tomorrow. it will be windy. we have the russian river and napa river under an official flood warning. a flash flood watch is still in effect through tomorrow for the north day, for the mountains and for the peninsula coast. there's a lot to talk about. we'll get through it and talk about what's going to happen after round three. >> heavy rain has people nervous. napa and russian rivers are under flood warnings. they're expected to rise above flood stage. don knapp is in napa. >> reporter: napa residents have been warned about the flooding. especially those living close to streams and the river. now they're bracing for the night. others are still working at it. crews were working into the night to remove about 3 dozen cottages mounted on mobile home frames from the river point resort. the rising river cut short vacations for guests staying in about 30 of the timeshare cottages that a
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Dec 8, 2012 10:00pm PST
ann notarangelo. new tonight, a brash home invasion in san francisco's richmond district three men with a gun chased a woman into her home near the intersection of 31st avenue and clemente street around 6:30. a neighbor tells us when the woman's father got to the house she screamed don't come in, but it was too late. the robbers got away with a wallet, diamond earrings, a watch and a gold chain. no one was hurt. >>> well, a second straight saturday where the nfl is making news for all the wrong reasons. last week a kansas city chief killed his girlfriend before taking his own life. and this morning, another nfl player is in trouble with the law. cbs reporter teresa garcia reports. >> reporter: skid marks, line the texas roadway where police say dallas cowboy josh brent lost control of his car killing a team mitt. >> it appears as if he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road causing his vehicle to flip at least one time. >> reporter: police say brent was driving drunk when he crashed his 2007 mercedes
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Dec 6, 2012 10:00pm PST
infamous sheriff joe spent a day in san francisco. >> for anyone who has let loose a nasty review on yelp, be careful. what you write can get you sue. good evening i'm ken bastida. >> and i'm dana king. even her doctors don't know how she survived. a woman missing for a week was found by her brother who refused to give up the search. >> it's been a rough haul waiting all those days. >> cbs reporter describes the woman's ordeal as she waited and eventually went for help. >> last night -- >> reporter: linda says it's a miracle her sister survived. paul la lane spent six nights stranded in the elements. surviving on snow and tomatoes. >> she's a survivor. she loves life. >> reporter: last thursday paula and her boyfriend rod clifton were on their way back. rod left to find help but never returned. a day later, paula went looking too. >> it's been a rough haul waiting all those days trying to know if she made it or not. >> reporter: rod didn't survive and time was running out for paula. last night paula's family told her twin sons their mother may not be coming home. but shortly after that he
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Dec 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
services. >>> san francisco police are investigating a bizarre case that left one man dead and a woman critically wounded. the two were found last night bound, gagged, bad rigid onruss -- gagged, bound, at russell street. police have no suspects or motives. >>> a cold-blooded killer. that's what judge called a woman who nurses nursing student michelle le when he sentenced her to life in prison today. as cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo shows us that the harsh words didn't stop there. >> maybe she'll never feel remorse, i can't say that, but if she did, at least she's somewhat of a human being. >> reporter: michelle le's family wanted to stand in front of her killer and tell her how she changed their lives. >> i just want everyone to know how beautiful and how incredible that michelle was and how much she has impacted my entire family. >> reporter: michelle le disappeared from kaiser permanente. it's not clear how she died. esteban admitted that her client killed the 26-year-old, but said it was voluntary manslaughter because she acted in the heat of passion. they were high school friends
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Dec 23, 2012 8:30am PST
highway. portions of san francisco shut down. delays at sfo about an hour-and- a-half right now. the high def doppler has been active overnight and continues with the yellow and green. the green is the lighter rain, the yellow is the heavier cell. you can see the yellow around san francisco lighting things up. it is now move into the south bay, as well. light rain over san jose and a heavier rain in saratoga. this is what it looks like outside. this is the weather forecast. you can barely see the bay bridge. temperatures in the 50s. we will warm up a bit in the afternoon. when will it end i will let you know coming up in just a little bit. >> people watching streams and creeks for potential flooding. merchants have put in place sandbag, many of which are still out from the storm system last month. crews have cleared out debris from creeks and drains. at bubba's diner, they are as ready as they can be. >> you hope mother nature is on your side. >> you can't stop mother nature. if she rains and floods, she will do it. we do as much as we can to prepare. >> back in 2005 the flooding hap
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Dec 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
. the san francisco district attorney charged the 23-year-old woman with driving under the influence, hit and run, and vehicular manslaughter. those are just some of the six charges she's facing after police say she drove her car into a group of people last week at the twin peaks vista point in san francisco. the accident killed a 56-year-old woman visiting from china and injured two others. police say the injuries knocked the three pedestrians 30 feet down a hillside. while the victim's family did not appear in court, the suspect's relatives came out to the hearing. their attorney did speak saying gina is praying for the victims. >> gina and the entire family is destroyed by what happened. and i think it's fair to say that their main concern is for the victims' family. >> reporter: the district attorney says he will prosecute this case aggressively. he said this is another example of why people should not drink and drive. >> we are very concerned that the use of alcohol and driving especially during the holiday season when there are so many people attending parties. >> reporter: a j
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Dec 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >>> and a portion of a cliff collapsed at baker beach in san francisco this morning. one of the trails is now closed. the collapse is likely the result of all the rain we've had the past couple of weeks. >> parents caught in the middle of a political mandate. >> and this is the country that we have set up for our son. >> the sudden announcement that could end hopes of adoption for thousands of families. >> we have more pedestrian crashes than cities like chicago, seattle and boston. >> and driven to distraction. the danger pedestrians and drivers face navigating one of the bay area's busiest cities. >> at least weather isn't a problem tonight. all the rain has dried up today. looks like we have a fairly nice night ahead. it's going to stay that way for a while. forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> his temper earned him the nickname stormin norman. we learned that norman schwarzkopf died today in tampa, florida. he spent his life in the military. in vietnam he famously led his men through a mine field by having the mines marked with shaving cream. he's best known for commanding the
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Dec 15, 2012 10:00pm PST
san francisco. police have surrounded an apartment building. police say a gunman is barricaded in an apartment. cbs 5 reporter is there. >> reporter: as you can see behind me this whole block is filled with police vehicles, emergency vehicles of just about every type. they've been here all evening. now let's take a look at video. this happened about 6:30 with what police say may have been a domestic disturbance. they di rived on the scene. there was some talk of a weapon. this escalated. so he said there had been some connection. they had some idea there was a weapon. going on that information they brought in the s.w.a.t. team. they brought other people in. >> a neighbor overheard some type of domestic dispute occurring with his next door neighbor. he attempted to make contact with the neighbor. the neighbor made some credible threats that he may potentially have a weapon. the neighbor called san francisco police department, advised us of the situation. at which point our officers respond. they attempted to make contact during this time they believe that this person may potentiall
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Dec 11, 2012 10:00pm PST
is something you see in the movies. >> it happened in san francisco. four women and one man police say bound and gagged a couple they knew. >> looks like any normal night, but the landscape was early different less than an hour ago. we'll show you that. good evening. >> the lights on the bay bridge are back on after being out for almost two hours tonight. both bands of the bridge went dark except for the tunnels. i took a drive over the span a little more than an hour ago to see what it was like. it's interesting how you take for granted the lights when you're driving across it. you're so used to it being illuminated when you're on your evening commute. >> still no word what caused tonight's blackout. i should mention a couple weeks ago the bridge lights went out as well. >>> after a brief respite the rain is back on. this is what it looked like just moments ago in san francisco. roberta gop zooless is tracking this. >> it's amazing we're able to pick up light rain. it quickly fell apart. this is live high def doppler radar. you see this. and it this is about it. right now we are p
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Dec 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
it. it began back in 2004 here in san francisco. over a period of one month, san francisco issued some 4,000 marriage licenses to same sex couples under the direction of then mayor gavin newson. the ban was later ruled unconstitutional. same sex marriages will remain on hold until this case is finally settled by the u.s. supreme court. for more on today's announcement and reaction, go to cbssf.com. >>> a mother and her young son were killed on a head-on collision on the byron highway, which had just reopened. the chp says the truck driver had slowed for stopped traffic when a car coming in the opposite direction lost control and slammed in to it. the truck driver was not hurt. >>> police in the east bay are on the hunt for a kidnapper and rapist. investigators say these two sketches are of the same suspect from two separate crimes. one in you know, one last month. both attacks have happened in richmond's gavin corridor area. >> i was really shocked to find that out because i'm a parent and a single mom as well. and i had no idea we were having that issue in richmond. >> investigat
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Dec 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
, palo alto, all increase school police patrols. san francisco police already have resource officers on campus they are double checking their school safety plan. >>> it is not something wants to imagine but what are you supposed to do if a gunman walks on to your campus or office? the three words that are crucial to survival. >> reporter: a worst case scenario reenactment. a gunman walks in and opens fire. the video created by the city of houston with homeland security grant trains people to prevent a shooter from finding you and fight back. >> always believe it is not going to happen here. >> reporter: she knows better. she handled the after math of one of the first major mass shootings, the 1993 massacre in san francisco. she says mass shootings have become common. >> we are seeing more of it and i think it is part of our culture today in a way that it never had been. >> reporter: why she advocates live shooter trainings, like this one at a san francisco school. one man acting as the shooter and students and teachers taking cover. >> helps people walk through it, you know where to go,
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Dec 16, 2012 8:30am PST
dolores park in san francisco where people stood in the rain to pay their respects and they talked about how the country needs to curb gun violence. turns out to be a tipping point. >> i would like to believe that because it's innocent, young children and that this will cut through the mess in d.c. my heart, like every parent across america s breaking right now and when the president cried, the president was crying with them. >> they suggested by move on.org. >> we have more details on the victims and the shooting investigation on our website. that is cbssf.com. larry, it's 8:35. >> and that is right, it's sunday. and we have a lot of things going on. the question is what am i walking into? >> and after showers overnight, and that is a can't-miss forecast and that is a little bit of everything and we'll warm up and that is not feeling warm. you're looking at the ocean beach right now, by the way and later in the day, we expect more showers to be moving into the bay area and that is later tonight and then monday, looks wet for the bay area and we'll have the entire forecast for you in abo
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Dec 25, 2012 10:00pm PST
san francisco, grace lee, cbs 5. >>> one of the positive signs for the economy housing market on new homes. they were up 22% for a year ago. and in california you might be surprised at who is buying. ben tracy has more. >> reporter: this is the busy time of the year for you guys? >> oh yes, absolutely. this is when all the greats come in. >> there's a good reason that he puts that on the bottle. they are looking to bring parts of north america to china. they bought it and now 90% of the wine from here is up in 9,000 cases, shipped to china. >> reporter: what do they want with the vineyard? >> there is a big demand for china with the luxury goods and goods that are scarce and well made. and so you know rather than buying the chinese made products, sending our money over there, they are buying the american made products, sending them back over here. >> and the jobs stay here? >> yes. >> reporter: they flush with cash and invested about $16.4 billion in the u.s. in the past decade. $1.3 billion in california. and all in the past year. but the chinese, they are boosting the golden states
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Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
to over 1 full inch in san francisco. these are impressive totals. i tallied it up to see the precipitation in comparison to last year. and almost 100% above last year's rainfall total at this time of the year is san francisco, also santa rosa, san jose. last year only 77% of normal. today, 138%! rain has ended. tonight, clouds and areas of fog, into the 40s and 50s. tomorrow we will see some areas of heavy fog. otherwise, the fog lifts, reveals plenty of sunshine. it's time to dry out. high pressure building in with the quick passage of today's front. with the sunshine, numbers are pretty similar to what they were today. 50s at the beaches, 60s peninsula. san francisco spot on for this time of the year, 50s, 60s across the north bay. extended forecast, not a raindrop in sight each and every day, a fuel string of sunshiny days! >>> i have a sunny day for the cal football program! [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets, your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway su
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